LS Advising

Jesús Arciniega

College Adviser


Joined the L&S Office of Undergraduate Advising in:
Summer 1999


What is your approach to advising?
Fair, thorough, honest and friendly. I truly enjoy what I do.


Education:
MS, Counseling, Cal State East Bay

BA, Political Science, University of California, Berkeley


How did you get here?
BART or bike. Depends on the day.


What's your favorite part of your job?
One-on-one appointments with students.


Most unusual job you ever had:
Fish market clerk.

Ex-peer-dia: Study Abroad vs. Solo Travel

April 17, 2016

Minimum Progress

Normal Progress

The College expects most students in Letters & Science to complete a degree in four years. Generally, this requires an average of 30 units of course work completed each year. The College has set the normal semester unit load for students in Letters and Science at 15 units. The College requires students to take a minimum course load of 13 units each semester. Class schedules with fewer than 13 units require approval.

Tips for Academic Success

  • Know the specific deadlines for adjusting and finalizing your schedule. Plan your semester accordingly.
  • Prioritize and organize your study and personal time into effective daily and weekly patterns.
  • Keep regular study hours and find the right kind of study environment for you.
  • Maintain a personal academic calendar to keep track of exam dates and deadlines for assignments. Plan and prepare for exams and papers in advance.

Clarissa Mark

Intake Adviser


Joined the L&S Office of Undergraduate Advising in:
October 2013


Education:
B.S. Psychology, Minor: Sociology, University of California, San Diego


What's your favorite part of your job?
Working at the front desk, I get to meet and interact with lots of students, parents, Peer Advisers, and L&S Staff every day!

Tavi Clark

Graduate Student Intern


Joined the L&S Office of Undergraduate Advising in:
August 2015


Education:
Masters Candidate at San Francisco State University, MS in College and Career Counseling
BA in Theater and Psychology, Emerson College in Boston, Massachusetts

Sara Veverka

College Adviser


Joined the L&S Office of Undergraduate Advising in:
August 2007


What is your approach to advising?
A student-centered approach that emphasizes each individual's academic success and personal development.


Education:
M.A., Counseling, St. Mary's College
B.A. in Liberal Studies, CSU Chico